In deep water:

Department of Biology researchers take on the challenge of protecting our most precious resource

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The Department of Biology is one of the premier teaching and research units on campus. Building a strong foundation in Biology opens the door to a myriad of academic and career paths in the health and environmental science industries.

Recent news from the Department of Biology

Timur Tscherbul

NSF CAREER Award recipient Timur Tscherbul develops a new class of algorithms to help solve a ‘quantum physicist’s nightmare’

Through research and teaching assistant professor of physics explores Earth’s life-sustaining processes using quantum computation to describe chemical reactions

Herz Gold Medalist Lily Liu

Lily Liu selected as Spring 2021 Herz Gold Medalist

Biology major and dual chemistry, business administration minor, moves on to medical school

Headshot of Pamela Sandstrom

Pamela Sandstrom pairs mentorship with collaboration to engage her students in learning

Teaching Associate Professor of Biology receives the Regents' Teaching Award